Asian Heritage Month

April 29, 2021
Jennifer Robinson

Asian Heritage Month is an opportunity for all Canadians to learn more about the rich history and contributions of Canadians of Asian descent that make Canada the amazing country we share. Our diversity is our strength.


Children’s Books

Notice of Construction: County Road 41 and County Road 2

April 27, 2021

Please be advised that Kiley Paving will be commencing culvert replacements on County Road 41 from County Road 11 to County Road 12. Additional culvert replacements will be occurring on County Road 2, from Richmond Park Drive to approximately 3.3km west of Napanee. The work is scheduled to start April 26, 2021 and is scheduled to be completed by approximately June 25, 2021.

This work will typically consist of culvert replacements and some minor ditching.

What is Your Love Story?

April 20, 2021
Joanne Himmelman

I know, I know….love… (cheese alert) who wants to read about that? Honestly, I think we all do (maybe some of us in secret). I think we are all a bit romantic at heart and we all want to hear happy stories that bring smiles to faces and bear witness to that bit of glossed over mooniness that washes over us as we tell the tales of how we met our significant other, or how our parents or grandparents met.  A good love story is the ultimate icebreaker  -“So how did you guys meet?” is often one of the first conversations we have with potential new friends.

Staff Pick: Surviving Savannah

April 20, 2021

Patricia recently enjoyed Patti Callahan’s Surviving Savannah, a historical novel centered on the Steamship Pulaski disaster in the 1830s. Here is her review:

If historical fiction or stories with a dual time line are of interest to you then Surviving Savannah just might be a book you should add to your to be read pile.

National Poetry Month

April 18, 2021
Coleen McFarlane

April is National Poetry Month, a movement that encourages folks to center poetry within their daily interactions. Let’s celebrate by reading poetry together or creating your own and sharing it with us!


PELASS Offering Emergency Child Care - April 2021

April 14, 2021

On Monday, April 13, the Premier of Ontario announced that all publicly funded and private elementary and secondary schools in the province are to move to teacher-led remote learning when students return from the April break on April 19, 2021.

With direction from the Ministry of Education, Prince Edward-Lennox and Addington Social Services is collaborating with local licensed childcare providers to facilitate access to targeted Emergency Child Care for eligible parents of school-aged children.

Social Services Relief Fund (SSRF)

April 14, 2021

The Social Services Relief Fund (SSRF) is a new investment by the Ontario government to help protect the health and safety of the province’s most vulnerable people, through assistance to individuals and to frontline agencies. This Fund was announced on March 23, 2020 and is a shared initiative between the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.

This funding is available to support:

Staff Pick: Through the Garden

April 9, 2021

Kelly recently enjoyed Writer's Trust finalist Through the Garden. It's a moving memoir about poet Lorna Crozier's long relationship with fellow poet Patrick Lane. Here is Kelly's review:

Notice of Roundabout Construction

April 9, 2021

Notice of Roundabout Construction: County Rd 1 West (Belleville Rd) at County Rd 10 (Deseronto Rd)

Please be advised that R.W. Tomlinson Limited has been contracted by the County of Lennox & Addington and the Township of Tyendinaga to construct a roundabout at the intersection of County Rd 1 West (Belleville Rd) and County Rd 10 (Deseronto Rd). 

The work is scheduled to start in mid April and is anticipated to be completed by August, 2021.

Archives Awareness Week 2021

April 6, 2021
Kim Kerr

Easter is behind us, spring is on the horizon, and we’ve been busy in the archives! That feeling of hope at the end of a very (very, very, very) long winter is perhaps what’s underneath the pep in our step. Whatever it is, we’re gearing up for an eventful April.

Through the month of March, we participated in a campaign to highlight the work and collections of archives across the province. The project was headed by the folks at the Archives of Ontario. Here’s a snapshot of some of our posts in case you missed them.